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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: May 21, 2011 2:55pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: There is no such thing as 'The Christian Right'- they're the Christian Wrong

What is the "Christian Right"? Those that are overly legalistic? Those that import 21st century cultural norms and fold that into the Gospels?
The Great Commission speaks a universal message; man and woman, black and white and brown, ect., this place and that.
All stand equally before God, and one is not greater then another.

edit- And I can easily see Jesus handing out with hippies. He always liked a party.

This post was modified by micah6vs8 on 2011-05-21 21:55:55

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffNoiseCollector Date: May 21, 2011 3:16pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: There is no such thing as 'The Christian Right'- they're the Christian Wrong

I'm torn... xtians get a bad wrap these days by the over zealous atheists.... most aint that over reaching... but some are and they give entire religions, demographics, and political parties a bad reputation. Mixed bag like everything else...

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Poster: boltman Date: May 21, 2011 5:19pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: There is no such thing as 'The Christian Right'- they're the Christian Wrong

There is, or should be, a difference between a Christian and organized religion

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Poster: utopian Date: May 22, 2011 11:01am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: There is no such thing as 'The Christian Right'- they're the Christian Wrong

My dad said,

"Christ was an alright guy, but
It all the Christians you have to worry about'

.....

Anyone ever read or listened to Christopher Hitchens on religion?
Good stuff

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Poster: splue Date: May 22, 2011 11:06am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: There is no such thing

xactly alot of Christians do not act at all like those beeg formaldehyde faceplant artistes & they r grt people, i think micah is a rly nice guy 4 example

i think music is spiritual i haz dreams of a church in the future & its like a concert but people live there like a community, it goes on 4 acres & acres like a town but more freeform i'm married then & people have their own local govt & theyre happy rly extremely happy

i dont think its in america, th dream i mean

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: May 21, 2011 3:22pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: There is no such thing as 'The Christian Right'- they're the Christian Wrong

Indeed.

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffNoiseCollector Date: May 21, 2011 3:36pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: There is no such thing as 'The Christian Right'- they're the Christian Wrong

and word

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Poster: Jack o' Roses Date: May 21, 2011 4:54pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: There is no such thing as 'The Christian Right'- they're Just Plain Wrong

To clarify
I'm a Christian! & Happy for Christ, who as the example, shows us the Way. But sad for us in the US who act as if 'an eye for an eye' trumps 'turn the other cheek,' who claim Christ's name, but don't' realize that SIN = SELFISHNESS.

I guess that it appears to me that the "Christian Right" is neither Christ-like nor correct. I'm with Gandhi, who said, “I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.”

Before that post I had just read an article that brought me to literal tears: http://www.harpers.org/archive/2005/08/0080695 "The Christian paradox: How a faithful nation gets Jesus wrong." This article talks of how much time & effort is wasted on the Rapture nonsense

BTW, please pardon me (& Bobby) if offense was taken.

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: May 21, 2011 5:34pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: There is no such thing as 'The Christian Right'- they're Just Plain Wrong

If your brother or sister goes astray you are commanded to help them, Jack. Jesus didn't say this person, not that. We didn't make the rules , they are just there.

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Poster: bluedevil Date: May 21, 2011 5:09pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: There is no such thing as 'The Christian Right'- they're the Christian Wrong

I've been in every black hole
At the altar of the dark star
My body's now a begging bowl
That's begging to get back, begging to get back
To my heart
To the rhythm of my soul
To the rhythm of my unconsciousness
To the rhythm that yearns
To be released from control

I was punching in the numbers at the ATM machine
I could see in the reflection
A face staring back at me
At the moment of surrender
Of vision over visibility
I did not notice the passers-by
And they did not notice me

I was speeding on the subway
Through the stations of the cross
Every eye looking every other way
Counting down 'til the Pentecost

fuckin' drunken irishmen....

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: May 21, 2011 5:33pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: There is no such thing as 'The Christian Right'- they're the Christian Wrong

http://tinyurl.com/3cq6bxs

edit- O.K. A drinking game to play.

http://tinyurl.com/3zn6v5w



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Poster: bluedevil Date: May 21, 2011 5:30pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: There is no such thing as 'The Christian Right'- they're the Christian Wrong

It kills me to see their music used for a car commercial, but I hope they're getting paid...

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: May 21, 2011 5:40pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: There is no such thing as 'The Christian Right'- they're the Christian Wrong

Broke up the Femmes. Which song/commercial?

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Poster: bluedevil Date: May 21, 2011 6:02pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: There is no such thing as 'The Christian Right'- they're the Christian Wrong

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2sV8PRK9hs